Archive for February 22nd, 2013

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February 22, 2013, by Clive Leviev-Sawyer

Bulgarian President Rossen Plevneliev, speaking after collective consultations with leaders of most of the parties in Parliament, said that it was possible that early elections prompted by the resignation of […]

Bulgaria steps closer to caretaker government, protests continue

February 22, 2013, by The Sofia Globe staff

All political parties of any significance in Bulgaria’s Parliament have now said that they want the formation of a caretaker government and election ...

EU reports progress against second-hand smoke, says more to be done

February 22, 2013, by The Sofia Globe staff

Protection from second hand smoke has improved considerably in the European Union, according to a European Commission (EC) report on February 22 2013. ...

Unfinished business 2: The Bulgarian government’s to-do list

February 22, 2013, by Clive Leviev-Sawyer and Alex Bivol

The abrupt resignation of Boiko Borissov’s government ahead of the end of its term leaves a list of unfinished business that may or not have been fi ...

  • Czech media: government urged to help CEZ in Bulgaria
    February 22, 2013, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Czech Republic’s president-elect Miloš Zeman has criticised the country’s cabinet for not doing enough to defend the interests of state-owned energy company CEZ in Bulgaria, Czech news agency ČTK reported. […]

  • Bulgaria expects to miss Euro 2020 nomination deadlines
    February 22, 2013, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Bulgaria’s odds of hosting football matches as part of the Euro 2020 football championship have become a bystander victim of the ongoing political crisis in the country, the Bulgarian Football […]

  • UN chief in talks with Greek foreign minister
    February 22, 2013, by The Sofia Globe staff

    United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and Greece’s foreign minister, Dimitris Avramopoulos, discussed prospects for a settlement in Cyprus, as well as resolving the Macedonia name dispute, during a February 21 […]